Fall Events on the Emerald Coast

The Fall is a great time to visit the Emerald Coast. Fly in on one of our six airline partners: Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Contour Airlines, Delta Airlines, GLO Airlines, or United Airlines, and take advantage of the cooler weather with Florida sunshine!

Nashville Songwriters Florida Sunshine Tour

When: Everyday between Oct 7 – 8, 2016 18:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Where: 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway Miramar Beach, FL 32550

The Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin, Florida will host the sixth annual event, showcasing more than a dozen BMI songwriters who will sing country’s biggest hits and share the stories behind the songs.

Phone: 888.897.0450

More Info: http://www.sandestin.com/deals/6th-annual-endless-summer-songwriters-series











Baytowne Beer Fest

Get ready for the 9th Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest in Sandestin! Specialty beers from around the nation will be available for participants to sample and savor.

The main event will take place Saturday, October 15th and will feature more than 200 domestic and international craft beers available for sampling. Brewery representatives will be available at the event, offering an opportunity to learn about the different types of lagers and ales from a variety of styles. Live music will be also featured during the festival.

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Dates Held

  • Friday, October 14, 2016
  • Saturday, October 15, 2016











21st Festival of the Arts

Recognized as one of Northwest Florida’s premier fine art shows, the 21st Annual Festival of the Arts, hosted by The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation, welcomes more than 100 artists from across the United States and Europe to the beautiful beaches of Destin to showcase their art and to compete for $10,000 in cash prizes. This 20-year tradition combines the best cultural art talent for a two-day celebration of art, music, food and fun.

Dates Held

  • Saturday, Oct. 29th – Sunday, Oct. 30th, 2016
  • Saturday 9am to 5pm | Sunday 10am to 4pm

$5/adult; MKAF members and children (under 12) are free | Free Parking and Shuttle

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Blues, Brews and BBQ

Enjoy live entertainment, cold brews and amazing food as area restaurants compete in a spirited and fun BBQ competition at HarborWalk Village! They will offer samples of creative BBQ styles and signature coastal food. Prizes will be awarded to to the top winners in each category, including “Best Traditional BBQ” “Best Seafood BBQ” and “Most Original BBQ.” Select breweries will offer more than 25 refreshing craft beers and cocktails.

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Dates Held

  • Saturday, November 5, 2016


Also check out these sites for more events throughout the season.






Have fun while you are hear!